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Pumpkin carving for lit lovers

Lia Zneimer  October 23rd, 2013 

With Halloween almost upon us, it's the perfect time for spooky reads (Goosebumps, anyone?), literary costumes (I'm leaning toward Katniss), and, of course, pumpkin carvin...

Meet the artist: Kazu Kibuishi

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 21st, 2013  Comments • 3

This week, we continue to highlight the work of some of our favorite children's book illustrators who contributed stunning artwork to our "The Art of Read Every Day" ...

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In Our Feeds: Literary fashion, authors’ pets, brain function and more!

Brittany Sullivan  October 18th, 2013 

Each Friday, we share a handful of links we found interesting, provocative, funny — or just plain cool. We call it In Our Feeds. Have a good...

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Halloween is sneaking up on us

Lia Zneimer  October 18th, 2013 

Kristen Joerger rounds up some of our favorite Halloween resources.

It’s that spooky time of year again! Halloween is just a few weeks away, so we thought...

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R.L. Stine is coming to The Scholastic Store!

Nadia Almahdi  October 17th, 2013 

Growing up, I distinctly remember the seeing Goosebumps books in Reading Club flyers and at Book Fairs. I remember my friends reading them and swapping books so...

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The Education Software Review Awards and a giveaway!

Alexandra Wladich  October 17th, 2013  Comments • 17

We are excited to share that three of our products were recently recognized by the Education Software Review Awards ("Eddies"), which targets innovative and content-rich...

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What do literacy and football have in common? The Sack Attack Literacy Initiative

Alexandra Wladich  October 16th, 2013 

At Scholastic we are so fortunate to work with incredible partners who value our mission of getting books into the hands of children. Last week we caught...

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Dick Robinson on "Boss Talk": reading in the Common Core era

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 16th, 2013 

Our President & CEO Dick Robinson was recently featured in The Wall Street Journal's "Boss Talk" to discuss Scholastic's focus on educational...

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Now this is BIG!

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 16th, 2013 

Julia Boudreau of Scholastic Media is guest blogging today to announce the winners of the 2013 ‘Clifford BE BIG in Your Community Contest’!

Star Readers' favorite books

Nadia Almahdi  October 14th, 2013  Comments • 1

Since September, teachers and parents across the country have been entering their kids in Scholastic Reading Club’s Star Reader Sweepstakes. To date, over 11,000...

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Magic School Bus creators Joanna Cole and Bruce Degen visit China

Kristen Joerger  October 14th, 2013  Comments • 2

How do you say Ms. Frizzle in Chinese?

Juan Mao Lau Shi. Juan means frizzy; Mao means hair; and Lau shi is teacher,” says author of the Magic School Bus...

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In Our Feeds: Digital comic books, flipped schools, and a literary map

Kristen Joerger  October 11th, 2013 

Each Friday, we share a handful of links we found interesting, provocative, funny — or just plain cool. We call it In Our Feeds. Have a good weekend!

Brian Lehrer: Words of advice for all teen writers

Brittany Sullivan  October 11th, 2013 

We loved what The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers said over at AYAW BLOG, so we're sharing their post here. Enjoy!

Write. Rewrite. Stop.

Scholastic Books Fairs Launches New Free App

Michael Barrett  October 10th, 2013 

Scholastic Book Fairs has gone 2.0 today with the official launch of our new, free Scholastic Book Fairs App, which helps parents (and...

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Stand up for girls

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 10th, 2013 

One of our Literacy Champions and partner, LitWorld, has shared with us information on an amazing campaign called Stand Up for Girls....

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Thank a principal this month

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 10th, 2013 

Behind a great school there is usually a great principal. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan agrees. In a video produced specifically for National Principal's Month (...

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Art.Write.Now.POP-UP!, featuring Timothy H. Lee

Brittany Sullivan  October 8th, 2013 

If you happened to walk by The Scholastic Store in New York City this past week, you may have found yourself stopping to ask, “Who is that artist in the window?”

Ready to face your fears?

Nadia Almahdi  October 8th, 2013 

“Always use the proper name for things. Fear of a name increases fear of the thing itself," Professor Dumbledore in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.  

In Our Feeds:The Muppets,

Nadia Almahdi  October 4th, 2013 

Each Friday, we share a handful of links we found interesting, provocative, funny — or just plain cool. We call it In Our Feeds. Have a good weekend!

The best teen writing, all in one place

Brittany Sullivan  October 3rd, 2013  Comments • 1

Every year, hundreds of thousands of talented students from across the nation submit their unique works to the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, a national program...

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Parent resource center receives a FACElift

Alexandra Wladich  October 3rd, 2013 

Last week, the Scholastic Family and Community Engagement (FACE) team traveled to Florida for the 3rd Annual Family and Community Engagement Symposium.

Bullying prevention resources

Kristen Joerger  October 1st, 2013 

October is National Bullying Prevention month. While it’s unfortunate that the issue of bullying has become so prominent over the years, the reality is that today’s...

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Art to inspire young readers

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 1st, 2013 

"Read Every Day. Lead a Better Life." is our company's global literacy campaign, the backbone of all that we do here. Helping children gain access to books, improve their...

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Flash residency! A Scholastic Art & Writing Awards alum takes center stage in NYC

Morgan Baden  September 30th, 2013 

There's something pretty special happening in our NYC headquarters this week! Even if you're not in NYC, though, you can follow along!

In Our Feeds: Fall, Light Sabers, Sesame Street

Morgan Baden  September 27th, 2013 

Every Friday, we share a handful of links that we found funny, provocative or just plain cool. We call it In Our Feeds. Have a great weekend!

It's the...

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